Limestone College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Limestone College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,140 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1845 and is the only school located in Gaffney, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
At Limestone College you can earn your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Limestone College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Social Work, General Studies, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Limestone College is low at 56% (below South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Limestone College is low: 38%.

Student to faculty ratio at Limestone College is reasonably decent, 18:1. Learn more information about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$23,900
High
Average tuition costs are high - about $23,900 a year.

Read the details about Limestone College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
46%
Doable
According to recent data, 3,115 applications were submitted and 1,443 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Limestone College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,200
Medium
Limestone College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Limestone College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Limestone College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 900 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- about $4,200 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Limestone College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Limestone College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Limestone College Location and Maps



Post Address: Limestone College, 1115 College Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340-3799, USA
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